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Scary stories to tell in the dark / collected from folklore and retold by Alvin Schwartz ; with drawings by Stephen Gammell.

Schwartz, Alvin, 1927-1992 (Author). Gammell, Stephen, (illustrator.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle J398.2 SCHW (Text) 39231033281359 Children's Non-Fiction Collection Available -

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  • Physical Description: viii, 111 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Inc., [1981]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 105-110).
Formatted Contents Note:
"AAAAAAAAAAAH!" : the big toe, the walk, what do you come for, me tie dough-ty walker, a man who lived in leeds, old woman all skin and bone, He heard footsteps coming up the cellar stairs : the thing, cold as clay, the white wolf, the haunted house, the guests -- They eat your eyes, they eat your nose : the hearse song, the girl who stood on a grave, a new horse, alligators, room for one more, the wendigo, the dead man's brains "may I carry your basket?" -- Other dangers : the hook, the white satin evening gown, high beams, the babysitter -- "AAAAAAAAAAAH?" : the viper, the attic, the slithery-dee, Aaron Kelly's bones, wait till Martin comes, the ghost with the bloody fingers.
Summary, etc.:
Stories of ghosts and witches, "jump" stories, scary songs, and modern-day scary stories.
Target Audience Note:
640 Lexile.
Subject: Ghost stories, American.
Tales > America.
Ghosts > Folklore.
Horror stories.
Folklore > United States.

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